Big Sean Net Worth

Big Sean’s Net Worth is roughly $16 million dollars, as of 2019.

Born Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, he’s the American professional singer, rapper and songwriter making waves since 2011.

It all started when his debut album went Platinum! The album, “Finally Famous” first peaked at the top (#3) on the US Billboard 200, before eventually going Platinum.

His other albums also did very well and also went Platinum. All of which obviously contributed to his rise, popularity and wealth.

Net Worth: $16 Million (USD)
Source of Wealth: Professional Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur
Full Name: Sean Michael Leonard Anderson
Also known as: Big Sean
Date of Birth: March 25, 1988
Age: 31
Country of Origin: United States of America
Gender: Male
Height: 5’8”
Years Active: 2007 to present
Recent Update: 2019

 

Source of Wealth

Big Sean’s source of wealth is largely due to his musical talent, which has seen him release several albums that have done very well.

His first album, “Finally Famous” sold a lot of copies when released and even went Platinum.

His other albums have also done very well and sold a lot of copies. They have all also gone Platinum, which obviously made a lot of money for him.

Other big sources of his wealth are the many musical tours he has already done, thanks to the popularity of his various songs.

Some of these tours include:

  • I Am Finally Famous – 2011
  • Detroit Town – 2013
  • Hall of Fame Tour – 2014
  • I Decided Tour – 2017

He is also one of the celebrities that seems to make money from Real Estate investment.

In 2017 he bought a massive property in Beverly Hills. It is an 11,000 square foot monstrous home with 7 bedrooms and as many as 8 bathrooms. He bought it for a staggering $8.7 million.

Other such celebrities that make good money from properties they have purchased include G-Dragon, Justin TimberlakeJonah HillDan Bilzerian, Martin Lawrence and Ludacris.

He has also made money as an entrepreneur, thanks to ventures that include his own clothing line and even line of sneakers.

 

Early Life

Big Sean was born Sean Michael Leonard Anderson on March 25, 1988 in Santa Monica, California.

His parents were Myra and James. Sean was only 3 months old when his mother took her then infant son and moved to Detroit where he was raised by mother and grandmother.

Sean attended Detroit Waldorf School before graduating from Cass Technical School with a 3.7 Grade Point Average.

While still in High School Sean began showing off his rapping skills by taking part in a rap battle contest held by Detroit’ Hip Hop Station WHTD.

 

Career

2005: Sean career kicked off, thanks to Kanye West. It all started when he discovered that Kanye West was scheduled to do an interview at 102.7 FM.

Hearing about the interview Sean went to the station to meet West. He was able to convince Kanye West to let him do some freestyle rap after which West accepted a demo of Sean’s rap.

Two years later, West signed Sean to his label Good Music.

2007: He released his first mixtape “Finally Famous.” The single from the tape “Get’cha Some” got a lot of media attention.

2009: Sean releases his second mixtape “UNKNOWBIGSEAN”.

2010: He releases his 3rd mixtape “Finally Famous Vol. 3:BIG”.

2011: Big Sean releases his “Finally Famous” album. The album produced three hit singles “My Last,” “Dance”, “Marvin and Chardonnay.”

2013: Big Sean’s 2nd “Hall of Fame” was released and this album had a number of singles that helped propel Sean’s career forward.

2015: “Dark Sky Paradise” was released and was number 1 on the Billboard 200. It was certified Platinum in 2016.

2017: Sean Released “I Decided” and it debuted at the top of the Billboard Charts and was later certified gold. This same year Big Sean collaborated with Metro Bloomin and released “ Double or Nothing”.

2019: He released the single “Overtime” A couple of days later he released another single “Single Again.” It included background vocals from others like Jhené Aiko and Ty Dolla $ign.

 

Tours

Sean was also the headliner in a number of tours.

  • I Am Finally Famous – 2011
  • Detroit Town – 2013
  • Hall of Fame Tour – 2014
  • I Decided Tour – 2017

He has won a number of awards for his music as well.

 

Personal Life

Sean dated Ashley Marie, his high school sweetheart, from 2007 until they broke up in 2013.

In 2013 he got engaged to Naya Rivera, but the couple called off the engagement in 2014.

For 8 months between 2014 and 2015, Sean and Ariana Grande had a relationship but later broke up.

He has now been in a relationship with Jhene Aiko since 2016.

When the city of Flint experienced the water crisis in 2016 Sean sent $10,000 dollars to help deal with the Crisis.

He has also launched his own clothing line Aura and has a line of sneakers (through a deal with Addias) “Detroit Player”.

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